Joint Pain: An Update

Science Insights, 12 April 2017
Volume 2017
Doi: 10.15354/si.17.re016
Joint Pain: An Update
Jonson M. Smith, PhD;1​,∆ Fuzhou Wang, MD, PhD2, 3, 4,​∆
Author Affiliations
1.    Group of Sports Medicine, Division of Medicine and Public Health, The BASE, Chapel Hill, NC 27510, USA
2.    Group of Neuropharmacology and Neurophysiology, Division of Neuroscience, The BASE, Chapel Hill, NC 27510, USA
3.    Department of Anesthesiology, Affiliated Ob/Gy Hospital, Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing 210004, China
4.    Institute of Highland Medicine, People’s Hospital of Qinghai Province, Xining 810072, China
∆:   Correspondence to: Dr. Jonson M. Smith, Email: Or Dr. Fuzhou Wang, Email:



Joint pain is extremely basic however is not surely knew. Really, "joint inflammation" is not a solitary malady; it is a casual method for alluding to joint agony or joint ailment. There are more than 100 distinctive sorts of joint inflammation and related conditions. Individuals of all ages, genders and races can and do have joint inflammation, and it is the main source of handicap in America. More than 50 million grown-ups and 300,000 kids have some kind of joint pain. It is most normal among ladies and happens all the more as often as possible as individuals get more established.

KeywordsJoint; Inflammation; Nociception; Prognosis; Outcomes



Jonson M. Smith; Fuzhou Wang